Conference on Higher Education Cooperation in
Central, Eastern & South-Eastern Europe
Higher Education Contact Seminar
Vienna, 3 – 5 July 2013
Venue: Raiffeisen Bank International
Am Stadtpark 9
1030 Vienna, Austria
This conference brought together Higher Education Institutions from Central, Southern and South-eastern Europe [Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo*, Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Austria] in order to both share cooperation expertise and to provide a platform for future common initiatives and collaboration.
The event covered the political dimension of Higher Education cooperation in the region and enhanced existing networks for projects and interested scientists willing to cooperate with each other.
The expected participants consisted of representatives from Higher Education Institutions including management level, higher education project promoters, and researchers as well as of political and other stakeholders, Bologna Experts, Higher Education Reform Experts, and regional organisations with an active role in Higher Education.
*This designation is without prejudice to positions, on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/99 and the ICJ Opinion of the Kosovo Declaration of independence.
Actual Participants List
- listed alphabetcially
- listed according to participation in contact seminars
Press release by the Austrian Press Agency (in German)
Conference Photos - 1st day (link to the Austrian Press Agency)
Conference Photos (link to Picasa)
Audio Files (coming soon)
Welcome Speech by KARLHEINZ TÖCHTERLE
Development of Higher Education Cooperation with the CEE Region – Why do we need to cooperate?
Inputs by SJUR BERGAN and ERHARD BUSEK
Panel Discussion: Fostering Academic Cooperation in the Region – Potentials and Opportunities
HE Cooperation within the European Programme 2014 – 2020
Presentations by JORDI CURELL GOTOR and ERNST GESSLBAUER
Services & Programmes of the Austrian Exchange Service (OeAD-GmbH)
Presentation by CHRISTINE JUEN
CEEPUS / Central European Exchange Program for University Studies
Presentation by ELISABETH SORANTIN
The Need of Cooperation in Higher Education and Reading Research
Presentation by ALEXANDER KIOSSEV
The Future of Higher Education Cooperation with and within the CEE Region
Input by PAVEL ZGAGA
COOPERATION BETWEEN HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE LABOUR MARKET INCLUDING THE ROLE OF PLACEMENTS / INTERNSHIPS (Panel Discussion)
SUMMARY, Inputs by NEVENA VUKSANOVIĆ, OLEKSII IVANOVYCH OLEKSIUK and JÓZSEF TEMESI
THE KNOWLEDGE TRIANGLE (Panel Discussion)
SUMMARY, Inputs by SAŠO JOSIMOVSKI, MILE DŽELALIJA and MIROSLAV VESKOVIĆ
LANGUAGES,CULTURAL STUDIES, MEDIA & JOURNALISM
Presentations by THOMAS ALFRED BAUER and OLIVER VUJOVIĆ